Motorcyclists can pre book a space in our Multistorey Car Parks at Manchester Airport at a 50% reduced rate by contacting our call centre on 0808 169 7030* - Calls are free from landlines and mobiles. Lines are open 7 days a week 08:00-20:00. Each of our 3 terminals has a Multistorey Car Park located adjacent to the Terminal Building. Upon arrival to the airport Motorcyclists should use the intercom quoting their booking reference to gain entry, a member of staff will raise the barrier and advise where it is best to park.
For more information on our Multistorey Car Parks visit our Multistorey page.
*Calls are free from landlines and mobiles.
Anyone arriving at Manchester Airport on a pushbike can park for FREE in the bike shelters located by T1 Multistorey underneath the ramp to departures, which services T1 & T3 or the Bike shelter located at the far side of the terminal building at T2 at arrivals level.
A large number of coach services operate daily from The Station at Manchester Airport, the integrated transport hub, linking Manchester Airport with our region and other major UK cities.
National Express, the UK's largest operator of scheduled coach services and operates at Manchester Airport. National Express offer low fares and have great offers if you book in advance. Destinations include: Birmingham, Liverpool, London, Edinburgh and Glasgow. See how Manchester Airport links with the (National Express) national coach network.
Disabled Traveler information for National Express can be found by clicking here.
**The coach ticket desk is open daily at The Station at Manchester Airport from 7am to 6pm.
Tel 0845 3888127 (4397 from any airport courtesy phone)
Out of hours 0871 7818 181 ((Calls cost 13p per minute plus your phone company's access charge)
Call 0808 169 7030 for our Customer Service and Feedback Teams
**(Calls cost 0.75p per minute plus your phone company's access charge)
Manchester Airport is well served by a network of local and regional buses running daily from early morning to late night, including weekends and bank holidays. There is now a 24 hour bus service operating to/from Manchester Airport local bus network.
Bus Services to and from the airport The following bus services operate to and from Manchester Airport:
200 Wilmslow – Manchester Airport 18 The Trafford Centre – Altrincham 19 Manchester Airport - Altrincham 43 To Manchester via Wythenshawe, Fallowfield and Rusholme (24 hours a day) 105 To Manchester city centre via Wythenshawe, Benchill, Sharston, Northenden and Moss Side. 369 Manchester Airport - Stockport 199 To Stockport Express via M56 & M60 Then Hazel Grove, New Mills, Whaley Bridge, Chapel en-le-Frith and Buxton 200 Wilmslow - Manchester Airport - via Styal and Quarry Bank Mill. 44 Manchester Airport - Manchester
Transport for Greater Manchester Tel +44 (0) 161 244 1000 Open Monday –Friday 9am-5pm (excluding public holiday).
Traveline Tel: +44 0871 200 22 33 Open Monday – Friday 7am -8pm, Sunday and Bank Holidays 8am-8pm.
Call 0808 169 7030 for our Customer Service and Feedback Teams (Calls are free from mobiles and landlines)
Cheap train tickets to or from Manchester Airport, are just a few clicks away with the Manchester Airport Trains page.
Frequent services run to and from the airport, around the clock, 7 days a week with First TransPennine Express and Northern Rail serving destinations below:
The Lake District
Chester - with Arriva Train Wales - requires a interchange at Manchester Piccadilly
North Wales - with Arriva Train Wales - requires a interchange at Manchester Piccadilly
Metrolink is Greater Manchester’s tram system and connects passengers with destinations right across the city. To catch a flight from the airport, or if you are visiting for any other reason, it couldn’t be any easier to use Metrolink as the stop is right inside the airport itself- adjacent to the rail platform. For arrivals, whatever your final destination you should be able to access it from one of the 92 stops.
Trams run direct from the airport to Cornbrook, a stop just outside the centre of the city. From Cornbrook there are frequent trams into the city centre itself, just walk across to the opposite platform and hop on an inbound tram. Alternatively there are frequent connections to the rest of the network from Cornbrook interchange, with trams heading towards Altrincham, Bury, Ashton, East Didsbury, Eccles and Rochdale. For information on Metrolink click here to visit the Metrolink website.
Trams run every 12 minutesat all times except outside the hours of 9:00am - 5:30pm on sundays and public holidays when they run every 15 minutes. To check the first and last tram times click here.
Tickets are available from machines on every platform of all stops, but not on board trams so please make sure to buy a ticket before you travel. For those visiting a number of destinations, travelling over a whole weekend, or with your family Travelcards offer great value.
Information for passengers with disabilities can be found by clicking here.
An extensive car rental facility is available at Manchester Airport.